My first visit to Philmont was for one of the training center’s stellar family programs. It wasn’t my last. During that week there, I met new friends, hiked in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains,
A tip of my official, BSA-licensed hat goes to the excellent National Supply Group and Philmont’s Tooth of Time Traders. That’s because SNEWS and Backpacker magazine recently honored both retail operations for their quality work in the
Twenty-one days in the beautiful Philmont backcountry? That’s the kind of vacation that us working folk daydream about. You’ll have to forgive me for being jealous of the lucky 16- to 20-year-olds who will spend
It’s still January, but if you’re already thinking about your summer vacation, you’re not alone. We hear ya! Now’s the time to start planning your family’s summer getaway, and many Scouters are heading to Philmont
There are two parts of a Philmont trek—the destination and the journey—and both are important. Reaching the destination means that you and your Scouts accomplished an impressive goal that you'll all remember for a lifetime.
The busy summer season at Philmont Scout Ranch has ended. Though the high-adventure base remains open year-round to host conferences and fall and winter programs, this could be considered a slow time. That makes it
One way to beat the workday blues is daydreaming about spending a week at one of the Boy Scouts of America’s three (and soon four) excellent high-adventure bases. If it’s Philmont Scout Ranch that fills